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| August 22, 2013
Asia Pacific Currents

Workers in Iran: Repression and strategies for moving forward

August 3, 2013
| Labour updates from the Asia Pacific region and an interview with Farid Partovi from the International Alliance in Support of Workers in Iran.
Length: 28:45 minutes (26.33 MB)
June 26, 2013 |
Older immigrant workers who have been laid off are falling through the cracks of Canada's employment system, with many of them ending up in temporary jobs with few benefits.

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| June 6, 2013
Asia Pacific Currents

Hong Kong dock workers win: Analysis of the dispute

May 18, 2013
| Interview with Au Loong Yu, editor of the China Labour Net website, who provided an analysis of the outcome of the Hong Kong dockworkers' strike and the broader political context.
Length: 28:25 minutes (13.01 MB)
May 10, 2013 |
Nigerian students Victoria Ordu and Favour Amadi were given the toughest possible punishment for working at Wal-Mart, while apparently Wal-Mart faces no penalty.
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Arrests of undocumented workers not entertainment

April 24, 2013
| On March 13, Canada Border Services agents brought a TV crew with them when they raided a construction site in Vancouver and arrested several undocumented workers.
Length: 12:53 minutes (11.8 MB)
Photo: Albert Lynn/Flickr
| April 24, 2013

From New York to Hong Kong: Striking workers shut down fast food joints, ports and schools

Hundreds of New York City fast-food workers, fed up with poverty wages and abusive working conditions, walked off the job this Thursday, demanding minimum pay of $15 an hour and the right to organize and collectively bargain without fear of retaliation. The strike echoes a similar walkout that took place in the city last November and exemplifies how low-wage non-unionized workers across the U.S. are organizing to fight back against exploitation.

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